Other Helpful Websites

Finding Reliable Resources on the Internet: Websites for Caregivers
(Resources to Accompany ACACommunity Module 1, Program/Podcast 3)

 

Evaluating Health Information on the Internet: Guides and Tips

MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

MedlinePlus Evaluating Health Information
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval.html

What did My Doctor Say?
www.mlanet.org/for-health-consumers/medspeak

Medical Library Association: Find and Evaluate Health Information on the Web
www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html

Recognizing health fraud from the Federal Trade Commission
www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/cureall/
www.consumer.ftc.gov/health

Useful Websites for Caregivers

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

NIHSeniorHealth
nihseniorhealth.gov/index.html

NC Health Info
www.nchealthinfo.org/health-topics

NC Live
www.nclive.org

Medicare.gov/Hospital Compare
www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Medicare.gov/Nursing Home Compare
www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html

Healthfinder.gov
healthfinder.gov/

Consumer and Patient Health Information Section, Medical Library Association: Top 100 List
caphis.mlanet.org/consumer/

Recognizing fraud
www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/features/healthclaims.pdf

Electronic version of Today’s Caregiver magazine
www.caregiver.com

Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving. A collection of various useful resources
www.rosalynncarter.org/caregiver_resources/

Alzheimer’s Association
www.Alz.org

Compilations of Apps for Caregivers

www.aplaceformom.com/blog/best-and-worst-apps-for-caregivers-07-03-2013/
www.caring.com/articles/caregiving-apps
www.agingcare.com/Articles/13-Handy-Apps-for-Caregivers-149392.htm
www.ageinplacetech.com/blog/family-caregivers-wanted-mobile-caregiving-apps-they-ve-got-them-now
mobile.va.gov/caregivers
www.alzheimersblog.org/2013/08/19/alzheimers-caregiving-theres-app-that/
www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-online-tools.asp
www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-caregiver-depression.asp

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